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and have a good day. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> a record number of women were elected to the u.s. u.s. house and senate in november. there are now more women in the u.s. u.s. senate. conversation women candidates who ran for office in 2012. this 35 minute event is hosted by emily's list which is a political action committee that supports pro-choice women candidates running for congress and governor. >> the national press club here and we are privileged to have stephanie schriock, the president of emily's list to be here today. as they well should after their spectacular when in the last presidential election. stephanie has been very active in democratic circles. she was national finance director for howard dean's 2004 election. she then helped the united states senator john -- unseat an 18-year-old incumbent in the state of montana. stephanie also managed the campaign of senator franken in minnesota and she defeated norm colman. correct? she is a graduate of man caught a state university in minnesota and she grew up in montana. here is stephanie, the president of emily's list w
parties, no breakup, no pulling away, no clever arrangement before the election in may 2015? you will be industry working together until the day that election is called, on time and on schedule? >> let me take the second of the question first. i've always said, nick has always said, this is a full five your coalition. the public wants us, as nick has just said, to work hard on their behalf right through this parliament to fix the problems that we have inherited and to set out and deliver the long-term plans we've spoken about. for me it is absolutely five your plan, a five your parliament, a five your government. it's about work. it's about delivery, not partisanship. on the first part of your question, i hate to sort of spoil the party, but let me put it like this. we are married, not to each other. we are both happily married. this is a government, not a relationship. it's a government about delivering for people, because of the mess we are left in by the previous government, because of the huge challenges that we face. what we said to people two and half years ago was that we
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writers association had 37 candidates to choose from and elected none, zero, a few players had the whiff of steroids but should that have kept them out of the hall. jason stark doesn't think so. he wrote with cooperstown, quote, if it is a cathedral, not a museum, we are going to have to throw out gaylord perry, sorry, gaylord and everyone that corked a bat or scuffed a ball or used an amphetamine and everyone that was an off the field scoundrel. good morning, jason. >> hi, carol. >> you are one of the sports writers with the power to get someone into the hall. as you sat down with the ballot this year, was it the most agonizing ever? >> absolutely the toughest ever. i actually went and looked at every single ballot since the beginning of hall of fame voting in the 30s i think this was the most star-studded ballot in like 75 years. it's really incredible to think that we elected nobody. we had a candidate that hit more home runs than anybody that ever lived in barry bonds. we didn't elect him. we had a pitcher in roger clemons who won, at the time he retired, more games than any right-ha
, such that they have to, you know, that's what they need to do to win their go into general election they will he' lose to more moderate sounding democrats on this issue, and that democrats retake control of the house? >> well, i'd like to see harry reid with so many of his members from red states vulnerable in the coming election, and like to see the response he gets if he proposes to bring forward any serious gun restriction. i don't think it's coming out of the senate. i think too many in the senate majority leader's caucus would say no thank you, no thank you, mr. reid, the chances of a vote coming in the house-- >> see you soon. fly-over country or the heartland. in colorado, a state that's seen its fair share of tragic shootings, the state's legislature is considering several bills to regulate guns. as lawmakers worked earlier this week, 150 worried guns rights activists quietly marched outside to protest the still unwritten been control measures. here is more from the new democratic speaker of the house and some in the crowd. >> a lot of these things can be preempted or eliminated altogether if
for the rival particularly the base through the elections for the transition where it comes into play the buchanan cabinet telling them what is going on in the buchanan cabinets through the inauguration through the famous april 1st memo where he essentially tells lincoln he will take charge of things if lincoln can't, and finally through his decision to reinforce against the advisers of the cabinet. the decision that begins the process of the mastery of this extraordinary tumultuous cabinets that serves the focal point of my story called abraham lincoln's white house. through the narrative of defense i have a comparative look at both of the inner and outer lives of this extraordinary group of figures, combing through their family papers, their letters, their official records, and what a great luxury it is the root so often to their families for the children they wrote these passages at night in their diary how they have time to do so after worrying about the civil war during the day still remains a mystery to me but life is less distracted in those days. and i am hoping this competiti
, joe, is there an element i will pick this fight, i won this election? i will take it to the republicans. >> he won. usual through president gets to have the cabinet he wants. this is the cabinet he wants. this goes back to the cabinet when he put hillary in there. in the first term for secretary of state. hagel told his party no on iraq and tells the president things he doesn't want to hear. the president wants that cabinet. he will get it. >> bret: joe, karl, as always, thank you. soon, we will get a labor nomination added. those hearings will begin. up next, will president obama try a political end-around congress on the debt ceiling? humans. even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's
will encourage elected officials to prevent gun violence and communicate directly with the constituents. very strong language and an op-ed in the u"usa today" she goes after the gun lobby saying special interests purporting to represent gun owners but really advancing the interests of an ideological fringe have used big money and influence to cow congress into submission, rather than working to find the balance between our rights and the regulation of a dangerous product. she goes on to say these groups have cast simple protections for our communities as existential threats to individual liberties. also speaking to abc news, a couple of comments we saw on "good morning america" this morning, let's listen to one of them here. >> okay. >> i have a gun. gabby and i are both gun owners. we are strong supporters of the second amendment, but we've got to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> so there's the timing, there's their personal experience, all of that coming to bear now as they ta
's that like high schoolers, our elected leaders are worried more about popularity than actually accomplishing something. we ask only are they conservative enough? are they liberal enough? well, that's the way teenagers evaluate one another? is it she praut enough? is he cool enough? who cares if she's failing math or he's dealing drugs after school? voters need only be reminded that kids today will be running the country tomorrow. let's teach them all a valuable lesson by finally hold our representatives to higher standards. because the message to kids and congress is the same, you aren't special just for existing. that does it for "the cycle." martin, krystal has a message. >> very quickly want to wish my mother and sister heidi a happy birthday. >> that's lovely. many, many warmest congratulations to them. thank you for sharing that. and good afternoon. it's tuesday, january the 8th, and we are two years removed from the tragedy in tucson. two years and 11 more mass shootings in america. >> breaking news from gabrielle giffords. two years ago today she was shot. >> we can't tolerate this an
. these guys used hawks, they elect hawks to take over their government and they are hardliners who will not bend when it comes to the palestinians or other middle eastern countries. we need someone to let them know that it is time to make a change in how they relate to the countries around them so that we can have peace in the middle east. there will not be a way as long as they consistently say that they will retaliate against anything that happens. host: two phone calls about israel -- this is "the baltimore sun" -- we will hear from joyce in lincoln, neb., a republican caller -- caller: i am very interested in the former senator chuck hagel getting in. i had an opportunity to work closely with him and another congressman in lincoln, neb. in the gulf war and the last war. one thing the former senator said that caught my attention was that he is not a clock, if he is an owl. i think read where -- i think we really need a neutral position to look at this situation and get us out of the political arena. i watched a program earlier on c-span and it was all men from the different coll
was a rumored pick for the job when obama was first elected in 2008, but was forced to withdraw from consideration amidst protests over his role at the cia under the bush administration. brennan has publicly supported this tsa's policies of so- called enhanced interrogation techniques and extraordinary rendition. he was the first obama administration official to publicly confirm drone attacks overseas and to defend their legalities. war on expected nominations of chuck hagel and john brennan after the headlines. the obama administration reportedly is considering keeping a residual force between three and 9000 troops in afghanistan after the formal withdrawal date of 2014. the wall street journal cited the new figures after previous reports suggested the u.s. is mulling a troop deployment of up to 20,000. bahrain top court has upheld the convictions of 13 opposition leaders on allegations of plotting to overthrow the u.s.- backed regime. the activists were sentenced by military court in 2011, eight of them to live behind bars after leading massive protests against bahrain's sunni mona
is -- that -- the result is going to be these folks get defeated in an election. i think there's more chance of that than they change their positions or minds. >> jennifer: do you really hate to say it? >> well i would love to see it. but i would like to see a little reasonableness in this town to pass some of this stuff. >> jennifer: that's right. peter fenn thank you so much for coming inside "the war room." >> thanks. >> jennifer: you bet. and up next new state legislatures mean a wave of new state laws some are good and some are bad. we'll talk about that whwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwhwh >> i think it's brilliant. (vo) first, news and analysis with a washington perspective from an emmy winning insider. >> i know this stuff, and i love it. (vo) followed by humor and politics with a west coast edge. bill press and stephanie miller. >> what a way to start the day. [ ryon ] eating shrimp at red lobster is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp and it tastes really good! [ male announce
're in the world was the press criticism, the national media? oh, that's right, there was an election under way, wasn't there. for some reason you don't hear complaints about the white house response to sandy. we are still looking into why that might be. strange, don't you think? the imperious president obama appears ready to take on the second amendment. the "a-team" is here. the president's home town has the toughest gun laws in the country, yet its murder capital of america, and his home state corruption appears not only common but perhaps an asset. details ahead. the left waging war on its political opponents. class warfare name calling. does the culture of fear and intimidation silence america? the author of the new book this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day afr day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] e pill eachmorning. 24 hours. zero heartbur ♪ lou: my next guest says the left has become the greatest purveyor
a lot of money on the elections last cycle. they didn't have a lot to show for it especially if you look at results. a lot of their candidates lost. we are looking at return on their investment they had a low return on investment. they are very strong lobby. think the issue is who is going to remember the voices of the american people in this debate. >> reporter: president obama has said he wants to lay it on some of the proposals his task force gives him in the state of the union address. that task force led by the vice president is going to give president obama their recommendations on tuesday in the state of the union is scheduled for february 12th, one month from yesterday. >> gregg: peter, thanks very much. >> fox news is taking a closer look at the gun control debate with a special hannity airing tonight featuring a studio audience compromised some of the new yorkers who were outed by the journal news for having gun permits. that is at 9:00 p.m. eastern time right here on fox news channel. >> arthel: growing concerns over the shortages of flu vaccines as sick americans are overcrow
-presidential running mate of mitt romney and the election was lost. but i think we're going to hear a lot from him and we need to. and also, marco rubio, because those are the two who will get media attention. >> maybe i'm naive, but i'm expecting a modest media turn at some point in the near future. hey, i'm naive. >> the sooner the better. >> please, please, fred, always a pleasure. thank you very much indeed. >> thanks for having me. >> i've got two new developments on the gun control debate. first off, former congresswoman and gun violence victim gabby giffords she launches a national group for gun control. and following the visit to newtown, connecticut, one said quote, gabby giffords, stay out of my town. and new at 10 we talk to someone and ask him how a ban on gun could curb violence. we'll ask him. and you shop in the store and find the best price on-line, target doesn't want you to do that. it says until watch the best price on-line not just the holidays. >> this is interesting, the stock is down nearly 1%, the retail index is also lower. this is such an interesting concept. something th
were to call you, our elected leaders in washington said ed, what should we do about this, what do you tell them? >> we have to have a long-term plan to cut our spending. investors need to get out of all their fixed income tax investors because when interest rates rise, it hurts them. i would tell all of the people who would call me, be very careful about fixed income. let's get our spending under control. >> rick: on the debt ceiling issue, if washington were to call you and say, what should we do? >> if washington wash was to call me and ask me, we would have to cut spending. no way to get out of it. >> rick: raising or inspect raising the debt ceiling? what's your opinion? >> we've got to raise the debt ceiling. we have no choice. >> rick: thank you very much. ed is managing partner at chapwood investment. good to see you. >> arthel: there is yet another new petition on the white house web site. the subject of this one, president obama's pick for treasury secretary jack lew. as you might know, he has a knack with his loopy john hancock. there it is. now fans of his loops are petitio
disastrous and terrible defeat by james k. polk in the election of 1844. a defeat which he never expected and, frankly, did not believe. and the defeat was probably caused by the fact that he was opposed to the war. unfortunately, henry clay not only have suffered through the defeat at his namesake and favorite son henry clay junior, like john j. hardin although he was awake, volunteered to lead troops into mexico. so junior becomes a leader, a kentucky troops, takes them down to mexico and he is killed at the battle of buena vista just like john j. hardin is. so henry clay has to face the death of his son in this war he did not believe in, and after his son's death, he becomes very religious. he gets baptized and he decides to make a speech opposing the war that helps to bring the war to a close. and clay's speech which is hugely important because reporters traveled over 100 miles to hear it, and the newly invented telegraph meant that within a couple days of the speech being uttered by him it was reported around the country. clay's speech really touched on all of those for a opposing the wa
conference of the first term. and the first since he won re-election. we'll bring it to you live as soon as it gets underway. brit hume will join us shortly on what we can expect from the president this morning. no doubt we will hear about this as well the debate over new gun laws sending gun sales surging across the country. here is a look at the long line at a gun show, and guess writ is? just outside of san francisco. hardly hard-core gun country. lines stretching around the block, people eager to get inside that gun show. brand-new hour starts now of "america's newsroom." i'm martha maccallum. bill: i'm bill hemmer. good morning at home. that is a sight you do not expect to see. what we are seeing in san francisco is happening in many parts of the country, gun stores so busy they are finding it hard to stock shelves and reporting record sales as folks fear that new restrictions on guns and ammunition. they are scooping up what they can. >> is ammo hard to come by? >> oh, yeah, yeah,. >> why do you think that is? >> everybody is afraid that they will ban it. >> do you think people ar
, there was an election under way, wasn't there. for some reason you don't hear complaints about the white house response to sandy. we are still looking into why that might be. strange, don't you think? the imperious president obama appears ready to take on the second amendment. the "a-team" is here. the president's home town has the toughest gun laws in the country, yet its murder capital of america, and his home state corruption appears not only common but perhaps an asset. details ahead. the left waging war on its political opponents. class warfare name calling. does the culture of fear and intimidation silence america? the author of the new book bullies, ben shapiro, joins us here next.look, if ♪ y, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden sy
please clear the well. the chair will proceed when the house is in order. the representatives-elect have presented themselves in the house. the representative hfed elect will raise their right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic, that you will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, and that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you're about to enter, so help you god? congratulations, you're now members of the 113th congress. under clause d of rule 20, the chair announces to the house that in light of the administration of the oath to the gentlewoman from florida and the gentlemen from oregon and california, the whole number of the house is now 433. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from colorado seek recognition? >> madam speaker, i move that the house -- madam speaker. i move that the -- the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman wi
in addition to six adults. he will also be asked about reshuffling his cabinet. his election of chuck hagel as defense secretary, moderate senator from nebraska, drawing fire mainly from republicans. all but negating the president's attempt to reach across the aisle. hagel has been criticized for his criticism what he calls the jewish lobby which he says has inintimidated members of congress. he is seen by be republicans being weak on iriran. the president may face complications in head of the homeland security john brennan to head the cia. he worked for the cia for 25 years. his selection to head the post not draws as much criticism as republicans see an opening to once again probe the ashes of the tragedy at the u.s. consulate in benghazi that cost the life of an american ambassador and three others. heather? heather: wendell goler in washington. thank you so much. sounds just like about everything including the kitsch -- kitchen sink in washingtoners for more let's talk with david drucker, associate politics he had tore roll call. there is great deal of thought for the news conference th
election which republicans took control of the congress. and democrats are still spooked by the fact that in a lot of red and purple districts, wolf, they lost because of the crime bill. you remember the crime bill with bill clinton, included in the crime bill was the ban on assault weapons. and so for the last two decades, the democrats have been very reluctant to touch this issue because they know it's going to hurt them, particularly with gun owners who can be very intense and very motivated to come out to vote in midterm elections in particular which we're heading into. >> but public opinion may be evolving now. i'll put up on the screen, a recent poll that we took after the newtown, connecticut massacre. restrictions on guns, 13% say there should be no restricts. 70% say there should be some restrictions. 15% said make all guns illegal. 70% some restrictions which presumably is what the president is going to be calling for seems to suggest this is the time to do something. >> it does. you look at the aggregate numbers. if you're a politician you say, that's great. let's change t
have to have a real debate, you have to have our elected representatives, all of them, not one of them. obama is president but he is not the king and he is not czar and this should not be handled by an executive order. stuart: well said. charles: i hope the car works. stuart: we are talking last hour, really big pr trouble for the boeing 787 dreamliner. this morning the faa launched a special review of that plane's manufacturing process and other aspect of the plane. following several incidents with the lithium ion batteries and wiring. rich edson joins us from washington. i am characterizing this at the moment as a pr problem for boeing because the 787s are still going to fly which implies no safety risk for its passengers. >> this aircraft has gotten plenty of press, years behind schedule, subject to a fight with the national labor relations board and most recently battery packs catching on fire in boston. is not a positive image for people who may be squeamish about flying both e.f. a says the aircraft is safe and will continue to fly. ray lahood has no reservations about taking a f
elections and annual budget of $250 million. they would say after newtown, that all of this talk about any type of gun control has done nothing about be a big gun commercial to encourage people to join the nra and go gun shopping. mean while, the other component is the fact that the vice president is talking with hollywood and talking with the video game industry. there was a interesting reaction from quentin tearantino. >> why are you so sure there's no link between enjoying movie violence and enjoying real violence? >> i'm going to continue to way i'm not sure -- i'm not biting. i refuse your question. >> the vice president is talking to people in the movie industry today about violence -- >> you know where i stand on it. >> which is there's no relationship? >> yes. >> you haven't said why you think that -- >> it's none of your damned business. >> "django" unchained is the movie out right now. there's a chemistry experiment of where there is responsibility from video games from the movies and nra would say so. do you think they need to be not just a friend so what the vice president is d
. in the last few years alone, shea elected that he has created 1.75 million jobs. between now and 2035, we can double shale economic impact, double the number of jobs and generate a cumulative $2.5 trillion in new government revenues. to achieve these benefits, we need to safely opened up new land for exploration. we are foolishly locking away too much of our resources on land and off the coast that we should have access to. we need predictable and their regulatory environment. the federal government shouldn't pick the winners and losers, or subject energy projects to endless and duplicative views -- reduce. such roadblocks have stymied vital products, like the keystone pipeline, and that must be built. we shouldn't stop epa's -- we should -- shouldn't have said it that way. it's getting wound up a little bit. we should stop epa's senseless and ideologically driven battle to ban the production and the use of coal. and we should continue with the next generations of nuclear power plants, and we should waste no time in pursuing research that develop alternative sources such as wind, solar, geoth
prosecutors show bipartisan gun control can be done. on tuesday 62 elected district attorneys adopted a list of measure. including closing the gun show loophole, it was a group of republicans and democrats coming together to talk about gun control. and people are saying this is worth taking a look at because this is what we have to do nationally obviously. also among the recommendations, force states to -- the signatures on the list come mostly from republican-elected officials. he said he was able to get bipartisan consensus because the d&as temperatured their political ties. everybody is always talking about republicans they are the law and order party. >> yeah. >> stephanie: and then they don't care what police have to say about these issues. >> sure, they are union thugs. >> stephanie: yeah, they are ignoring what teachers think and what police officers think. >> yeah. >> stephanie: most gun owners have grown up with gun restrictions that are tougher than my parts of the nation and we don't feel like we're impeded. marriage equality happened largely in new y
in their pensions both tami and john cullerton were elected to their leadership role. joe walsh wants to run for a statewide office speaking before members of the chicago two-party he's been supported by team member parties for years. he says that it is no secret he is interested in a popular seats. our state is a house. we are broke we are working and people are running out of the state. he said he wants to talk to voters are round illinois as he ponders his statewide run for office. but this city's top cop says a 16% decrease even though the murder rates made headlines and he wants to keep the momentum going in 2013. he talked about crime- fighting with us andhave 5:00 today. >> at the same time we are rested 7000 more gang members so we are getting more gonds and gang members which is our role as law enforcement. mccarthy says things started to turn around midway through last year when they started programs that targeted individuals... you and your smart phone have been deputized by the cook county sheriff, a new mobile application called i watch it's all about using in cryptic technolog
. >> and it was an election year. >> wow! let's move on and hope that some of the panel has seen some of these next movies. best motion picture comedy or musical. savannah, jason and michelle all say "les mis" maybe the favorite. tamron, you and i like "silver linings playbook." >> i like the movie because i like the cast. again, i haven't seen the movie. but the reviews are incredible. >> yes, savannah? >> why are you hiding your talent for french by calling it "les mis"? >> no, i don't like to. >> please. >> on monday you talked about girard depardieu. >> are you talking about "les miserables." >> there it is. >> 60% of the viewers think it will be "les miserables." >> in full disclosure, i did not like this movie at all. >> either she didn't see it or didn't like it? >> no, it was three hours long. it's all singing instead of speaking. a person that gives out awards is in love with this kind of movie and i get that. >> you have to have an incredible cast. anne hathaway, hugh jackman, russell crowe, they nailed it. i think the viewers agree. >> russell crowe did -- he was in that movie. not all great si
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it and you didn't know when it was, you might think that the election campaign is in full swing. unusually partisan. most presidents may make a quiet reference to other part party. this president is more directly partisan than under normal circumstance than i can remember. i think he senses that the republican party is in bed with the public and if he deepens that problem for them, it softens them up to do things his way. but he was strikingly partisan. >> bret: what does it por tepid for debt ceiling negotiation? >> this is a place where the republicans have more leverage than in the recent fight over the fiscal cliff. the law already was going to raise taxes on everybody. that was a fact that republicans could never get around so they had to go around for by the time they voted op it was tax cut for most people. the debt ceiling doesn't get raised by itself. it has to be done. so they understand, it's not a popular step, as the president's own vote against it shows. they are trying to detract spending cuts as a price for that. the president accuses them of leading the blame for the blind
on the hall of fame class. none were elected. i have covered steroids in sports for over ten years are, it would have been unimaginable to have in-season blood testing. players said they would never allow it. they didn't know how taking blood might affect their performance on the field. >> what? >> they said if you take blood just before a game, the clubhouse or locker room, they were concerned it might affect the way they play the game. >> how much blood? >> you may think that's ridiculous. >> i do think it's ridiculous. having given a lot of blood over the years, how is that possible? >> to allow the tests, a major concession, major progress in testing in sports. >> because it makes so nens. how much blood to you have to give? >> they are relatively news, and a lot of progress. >> you are not giving a liter of blood. >> look, i agree. but these players have held a firm line for years and years and years. and it's a big step. >> what are you going to do? have another class where no one is elected into the hall of fame. >>> up next on "starting point," how did the meetings go between v
? >> petty -- i think you have a couple things. obama is one of 17 american presidents to re-elected to a second term. if the reality what has happened so far. that reelection hasn't given him a lot of influence or power. whether the debt ceiling, gun control, fiscal cliff, his first nominee for secretary of state susan rice, republicans are here to remind him that they are significant opposition, number one. number two, their own foreign policy, they are trying to figure out a way in the wake of bush 43 to identify a foreign policy muscular foreign policy that is different than the democrats. i think a lot of this is feeding the controversy. >> gregg: fair enough. you also debunk the argument that hagel is not qualified. in doing so in part you are siding with some derision. another pentagon chief who was well qualified, does judgment trump experience? >> it's a fascinating point. don rumsfeld is one of the most brilliant people that i've ever met. there is no question about it. if you look at the first george w. bush administration and you look at the policies on iraq, you had a gr
against him, up for re-election and in a towering position and said in an interview if he decided to run for president this time he'd be a lot more ready to run than in 2012 if he took a pass. in a lot more formidable place in terms of the party. >> that's what i was going to say in terms of being a potential real candidate. i would assume there are high level republicans talking to him, courting him, trying to make it happen. they certainly did last time around. these numbers help in a big way, chuck. >> he's taken it one step at a time, getting the governorship, getting re-elected matters a lot to him. he's obviously on track to do that. he's the favorite of a lot of republican money, especially in this city in the tri-state region. he will go into an intensely competitive primary which is important. what the party looks like two years from now is still pretty much up for grabs. there are a lot of different factions within the party. his appeal could be crossover. there's a lot of people in the tea party factions who were attracted to him in 2012. whether he will continue to be that ca
referendum on the steroid era, rogers clemens, barry bonds, sammy sosa didn't come close to election into the hall of fame. how is this for a number. one in four children in the united states now on food stamps. we start them young on the entitlement programs, don't we? we'll have that, full coverage, plus the opening bell coming up next on "varney & company". [ rosa ] i'm rosa and i quit smoking with chantix. when the doctor told me that i could smoke for the first week... i'm like...yeah, ok... little did i know that one week later i wasn't smoking. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serus allergic or sk
a challenging election cycle for democrats who will be defending a see not only in conservative west virginia, but in republican leaning states like arkansas, alaska, louisiana, and montana. this item was covered by "the wall street journal." regarding climate change, we are going to have a discussion of in 5-10 minutes talking with david doniger and myron ebell. that is coming up later in this edition of "to the washington journal." back to our conversation, karen is in louisiana on the line for independents and also served in the air force. what did you do enter the air force? caller: 1 was in a partnership education program to teach the afghanis how to maintain their facilities once we evacuate the area. i did that in a few locations. i also serve to do oversight construction projects. pretty big roles. i had a chance to do some face to face with the afghans. as a woman a military member, i did see a change in culture from previous deployments. i see if we are going to change the mind set completely, it will require a number of years. it will require generations of us being over there. and
generations. -- no longer exist for future generations. >> the republican response, the newly elected member of the 113 congress. some of you are already weighing in on our face of page -- facebook page. -- from our twitter page, there is this from jim -- it is not the second amendment, it is the 14th amendment. democrats urging obama to bypass the republicans on the debt. one option for congressional democrats would involve the president invoking the 14th amendment of the constitution to declare congressional action unnecessary for raising the limit. let's read you just a portion of what the amendment states. " the validity of the public debt of the united states, authorized by law, including debts incurred for payment of pensions and bounties for services in suppressing insurrection or rebellion, shall not be questioned." that is part of what this debate is all about. let's go to teresa, joining us from north las vegas nevada. the democrat line. caller: good morning. i wanted to call in support of the president and democrats. i am a progressive and in independent thinker. i do not think yo
or underemployed, don't their vote count, doesn't their vote count? even though we've elected president obama by a majority, the question, aren't jobs a priority? julie, how do you tell those people that their lives matter, they're out of work. >> i think their lives do matter and i think they did vote and they voted to send a clear message that what the president's agenda was their presence versus the republicans, i wish the republicans would listen to that. >> i don't think that the american people's agenda is to stay unemployed, julie. i don't think the american people's agenda is to live off of the government dole. i think the american people want to be able to live their own dream and not have the big brother government take care of them, and not have the nanny state take care of them. and the bottom line, congress and the the white house, they do need to work together, but the white house needs to compromise as well. it's just not obama's way or no way at all and that's how it's been. >> jamie: i'm only saying yes he to my producer, they said the bottom line, that has to be the last wor
elections voting for carter over reagan in 1980 and mike dukakis in '88. but since 2000 it's been solidly republican and president obama lost the state by 26 points. we'll be right back. i have low testosterone. there, i said it. how did i know? well, i didn't really. see, i figured low testosterone would decrease my sex drive... but when i started losing energy and became moody... that's when i had an honest conversation with my doctor. we discussed all the symptoms... then he gave me some blood tests. showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number -- not just me. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel 1.62% (testosterone gel). the #1 prescribed topical testosterone replacement therapy, increases testosterone when used daily. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or signs in a woman, which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne, possibly due to accidental exposure. men with breast cancer or who have or might have prostate canc
to deep red. consider this, west virginia was reliably democratic in presidential elections voting for carter over reagan in 1980 and mike dukakis in '88. but since 2000 it's been solidly republican. and president obama lost the state by 26 points. we'll be right back. look what mommy is having. mommy's having a french fry. yes she is, yes she is. [ bop ] [ male announcer ] could've had a v8. 100% vegetable juice, with three of your daily vegetable servings in every little bottle. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs - each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. queen mattresses start at just $699. and now save 50% on the closeout of our silver limited edition bed. ends sunday. stop! stop! stop! come back here! humans -- we are beautifully imperfect creatures living in an imperfect world. that's why
in presidential elections voting for carter over reagan in 1980 and mike dukakis in '88. but since 2000 it's been solidly republican. and president obama lost the state by 26 points. we'll be right back. @ñ >>> welcome back to "hardball." on the front page of today's "washington post," film critic ann hornaday pointed out the oscar nominations have showcased an unlikely hero, bureaucratic washington. three films with multiple nominations. first there's "lincoln" in which we see president lincoln getting down into the dirt to use all the power to push through the 13th amendment outlawing slavery. here is his secretary of state discouraging him from taking on congress. let's listen. >> we'll win the war, sir. it's inevitable, isn't it? >> well, it ain't won yet. you'll begin your second term. imagine the possibilities peace will bring. why tarnish your invaluable luster with a battle in the house? it's a rat's nest in there. the same gang of talentless hicks and hacks who rejected the amendment ten months ago. we'll lose. >> i like our chances now. >> wow. in "argo" ben affleck plays a cia operati
mike thompson. congressman thompson was first elected to the united states congress in 1998. mike serves on the subcommittee on health and subcommittee on select revenue measures within the committee on ways and means as well as being the ranking member of the subcommittee on terrorism, human intelligence analysis and counterintelligence and the subcommittee on oversight all within the permanent select committee on intelligence. congressman thompson is a combat veteran. he was a staff sergeant platoon leader in vietnam with the 173rd airborne of the united states army. he's also a purple heart recipient. mike has a reputation for problem solving, for reaching across the aisle. he has been a great asset for the county of sonoma, and we thank him very much. mike is also a gun owner and an avid hunter, i understand, and i can think of no one who is better suited to serve as chair of the prevention task force. congressman, thank you very much for all your work and welcome. [applause] >> mr. chairman, thank you. thank you very much, and thank you all for coming out tonight. this is the
: quickly julie. >> lets me say this, tucker and i spent election night here, and one of us happier than the other. and tucker, you'll see gun control where events overtook his agenda, there's nothing that you mentioned that he didn't campaign on. there's no secret agenda. >> he didn't campaign on climate change. >> sure he did. >> no he didn't. >> don't forget, climate change is something that he tried to do under lisa jackson the republican in the first term. republicans were not happen with it, the republicans killed it at the end of the day climate change is something that he's very much talking about during the the first administration. >> megyn: i've got to leave it that. >> you guys are yelling at-- >> i have to leave it at that and i have to give hats off to tucker to using the word panoply and hubris, too. and after lance armstrong last his titles and reputation over a massive scandal over performance enhancing drugs he denied denied, and the world officials say he's a liar and a fraud and he was stripped of all of his honors. now, we hear the cyclist is about to go on oprah to
system will be closely looked at. it will be scrutinized. this days after an election trifall fire in the belly of an empty japanese airliner on the tarmac at logan airport. one of the jet's high-energy lit lithium ion battery exploded. causing heavy smoke. a boeing spokesperson says we are actively working with the faa daily, across all of our product lines. they went on to say, we are absolutely confident in the reliability and performance of the 787. so this morning -- you mentioned it at the top there, john. we received word of a crack in a cockpit window of a dreamliner. this is not uncommon in passenger jets but yet another incident. and an oil leak discovered on another dreamliner. both al nippon airlines. in case are you counting, that's five incidents in as many days. >> so much anticipation over the 787 for years. this was boeinboeing's plane of future. what do the problems mean right now? >> we're talking about lots of pending orders here. some 800 orders. still have to be delivered to airlines here. it was a very hyped up project. they talked about how comfortable the a
to wonder if they can trust america to be stead nass by them. jon: tom cotton is a newly elected member of congress representing arkansas. he has been the subject of a number of very flattering profiles in places like "the washington post" and "politico." our viewers will be hearing a lot from you i have the feeling over the next few years. good to have you on, sir, thank you. >> thank you you, jon, good to be here. jenna: up close with a giant squid, how scientists are learning more about a mysterious beast than ever before. we'll tell but that coming up. so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. jenna: welcome back, a craft company that says it runs its business based o
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